Jannon Fuchs | Department of Biological Sciences

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Jannon Fuchs

Jannon Fuchs
Professor
940-565-4994
Office: 
LIFE A 322A
Highlights: 
Dr. Fuchs' research interests include developmental neuroscience, and primary cilia in the birth and survival of cells in the nervous system.

Dr. Jannon Fuchs teaches classes in the following areas: Neuroscience I: Cells and Circuits, Neuroscience II: Brain & Behavior, Topics in Neuroscience, Research Presentations, and Science Writing.

Degrees:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego.
  • Master of Science in Psychology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, University of Chicago.

Experience:

Dr. Fuchs' main areas of research concern (1) the role of primary cilia in the birth and survival of cells in the nervous system; and (2) effects of early experience on brain development.

Selected Publications:

  • CDK5RAP2 Regulates Centriole Licensing in Mice, Developmental Cell 8:913-926 (2010)
  • Cilia proteins control cerebellar morphogenesis by promoting expansion of the granule progenitor pool, Journal of Neuroscience 27: 9780-9789 (2007).
  • Primary cilia are indispensable, ubiquitous chemosensory and mechanosensory organelles, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, pp. 359-364 (2005).

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